August 12, 2017 RSS feed / Sports

THE BATTLE OF VOLLEYTOWN

Rockets, Bulldogs meet in season opener

There will be no such as thing as easing into the season for the two local high school volleyball teams.  Roxboro Community School will make the short trip across town to face Person in Tuesday’s season opener.  The JV teams will face More...

A wonderful time for local volleyball

It was not a moment — it was a movement that started about 12 years ago. In the fall of 2005 a group of girls, several very tall ones mind you, became the darlings of Person County. More...

High school sports season starts Monday

After a long, hot summer of conditioning and practices, the 2017-18 high school sports season begins next week.  The Rocket football team will open its regular season Friday when it hosts South Granville.  More...

McCarty hopes to prove Sellers’ lead in Late Models not insurmountable at South Boston Speedway

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. — Bobby Mc- Carty knows he has an uphill battle to catch Peyton Sellers in the 2017 points battle at South Boston Speedway. Sellers knows he has to remain focused to fend off McCarty.  More...

THIS WEEK'S SPORTS SLATE

Saturday  Person Soccer — Granville Central Jamboree at Butner Athletic Park (scrimmage) Person Volleyball — at Triangle Prep Challenge 8 a.m.  Monday   More...

BOWLING SUMMARY

SUMMER NO-TAP LEAGUE Final Standings Team W L Country Boys 41 23 Alley Oops 40 24 Living on a Spare 36 28 Alley Cats 34 30 Go Getters 32 32 Back Strokes 30.5 33.5 Wahoo Warriors 30 34 Walkie Talkies 2 More...